Yasmeen Hassan

Anchor/Producer 6:30 News

"I'm honored to be able tell people's stories and be a part of this community."

She grew up all over the East Coast, but went to school in Tucson at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). After graduating, Yasmeen moved to Phoenix to work in television, producing and reporting for Good Morning Arizona. She is excited about meeting new people, facing new challenges, and taking in everything that the Tri-Cities area has to offer. Yasmeen says the best part of her job is connecting to the community everyday.   YasmeenH@kvewtv.com @YasmeenKAPPKVEW https://www.facebook.com/YasmeenNews

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Suspect vehicle found in Hermiston homicide

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The Umatilla-Morrow County Major Crime Team is processing a vehicle that may be connected to the murder of 23-year-old Alonso Madrigal.
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Teen sentenced for death of veteran

Delbert Belton

  The second teen accused of beating a World War II veteran to death during a robbery in Spokane has been sentenced to 16 years in prison under a plea deal in which he pleaded guilty to murder.     The second teen accused of beating a World War II veteran to death during a robbery in Spokane has been sentenced to 16 years in prison under a plea deal in which he pleaded guilty to murder.     
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Body found in Columbia River

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The Chelan County sheriff's office is investigating after a man's body was found in the Columbia River near Wenatchee.
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Suspect in kidnapping to appear in court

Sprague Kidnapping

The 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a young child in a small eastern Washington community is scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon.
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Will Ferrell makes a splash at spring training

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  Telling everyone "I'm a five-tool guy," Will Ferrell was off on his barnstorming tour Thursday through five Arizona spring training games. Telling everyone "I'm a five-tool guy," Will Ferrell was off on his barnstorming tour Thursday through five Arizona spring training games.  
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Survey Shows Students Think Pot is Not Harmful

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Washington high school students who participated in a statewide survey say marijuana is easy to get and they do not perceive any risk from smoking pot once or twice.
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Deputies arrest Sprague kidnapping suspect

Sprague Kidnapping

A 15 year old Sprague boy has been arrested on kidnapping charges for the attempted abduction of a 22-month-old child last weekend.
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Apple iTunes & App Stores Unavailable

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Apple's iTunes and app stores are suffering outages for all users on Wednesday.
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Washington Set to Protect Customers from Ticket Fraud

Super Bowl XLVIII

Washington state is set to take action to protect consumers from ticket sales fraud and price gouging in the wake of complaints concerning Super Bowl ticket sales.
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Investigation Into Kitzhaber Email Leak

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A state agency has asked the Oregon State Police to investigate the disclosure of some of former Gov. John Kitzhaber's personal emails to a reporter.
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Washington Health Exchange Extends Enrollment

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The Washington health exchange signed up another 20,000 people for private health insurance over the weekend.
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Fans Petition NFL to Let Marshawn Lynch Not Talk

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A petition from a Seahawks fan asks the NFL to revise its media policy so that Marshawn Lynch does not have to talk with reporters after a game.
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Scientists Prepare to Monitor Beast Quake Seahawks Game

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Scientists with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network are installing instruments at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Thursday to record expected vibrations from jumping and stomping fans at Saturday's Seahawks playoff game.
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Restoring Public Access to Wanapum Dam

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The Grant Public Utility District says public access to most of the shoreline at the Wanapum Dam reservoir will be restored at noon Wednesday, including the boat launch at Wanapum State Park.
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Senators Looking to Change Tax Bill

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  Two Republican senators say they will propose changes to chamber rules in order to make it harder to raise taxes. Two Republican senators say they will propose changes to chamber rules in order to make it harder to raise taxes.  
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Lawsuit Filed Against New Gun Background Check Law

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Opponents of a new expanded gun background check measure in Washington state are asking a federal judge to block parts of the law that involve transfers of guns.
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Inslee Criticized for Ignoring School Levy Equity

School Budget Cuts

  When the Washington Supreme Court told the Legislature it needed to fix the way the state pays for public schools, it also ordered lawmakers to stop relying so much on local levy dollars to pay for basic education. When the Washington Supreme Court told the Legislature it needed to fix the way the state pays for public schools, it also ordered lawmakers to stop relying so much on local levy dollars to pay for basic education.  
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Manhattan Project Park Signed into Law

Hanford B Reactor

Legislation to preserve Hanford's B Reactor as part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park has been signed into law. Legislation to preserve Hanford's B Reactor as part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park has been signed into law.
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1 in Washington Hospitalized From Caramel Apples

  State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to five deaths nationwide. State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to five deaths nationwide.  
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T-Mobile Refunding Thousands in Washington

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State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says about 231,000 T-Mobile customers in Washington may be eligible for a share of a settlement with the company over billing unauthorized charges, a practice known as cramming.
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